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is the flexible built-in message reader in Emacs. It supports reading and composing both news and mail. It can also use web-based sources as inputs for its groups.

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mu4e (gnus) MS safelinks decoder

Today I got scared after noticing how many Microsoft ATP Safelinks had made their way into my org-mode calendar file. Therefore, is it possible to create a URL decoder to bypass Microsoft Safelinks ...
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Save attachments

I'm trying to simply save attachments in Gnus. I've read this: https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/manual///html_node/mh-e/Viewing-Attachments.html and, I don't have mm-decode installed. For some ...
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Reading a Maildir with Gnus

I have a directory ~/mail containing directories and Maildirs. I was hoping I might read messages contained in it by evaluating (setq gnus-select-method '(nnnil "") gnus-secondary-select-...
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Gnus : some RSS feed are empty

I can add a RSS feed to Gnus using G R, then putting the URL to the feed and browse the contents. However, it does not work for one feed in particular, which is empty atfer restarting gnus. The ...
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Send multiple emails using Gnus?

I want to send multiple emails from Gnus. I have over 1000 addresses. I have found a great solution here: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-gnu-emacs/2014-04/msg00584.html (defun message-send-...
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Easily open PDF attachments from gnus with pdf-tools?

I seem to remember that I used to be able to press RET on a PDF attachment button in a Gnus article and have it open with pdf-tools. It's not working now, when I press RET I get prompted to save the ...
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Delete multiple emails (articles)

In Gnus, in summary buffer, how would one delete multiple emails (not retire, but actually delete). Deleting singe email (article) is BDEL (or similar), but this doesn't seem to work on any kind of ...
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Gnus forgets which mail was marked “read” after restarting

Gnus forgets which mail I have already read whenever I restart. The messages are there but no longer marked as "read". I'm new to Gnus and email in Emacs. I don't know much elisp either. I found this ...
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Highlight gnus summary buffer

When checking gnus in Gnus in Wikipedia, I got such a demo picture What I got is Reference to Summary Highlighting, it does not provide an example as it does in Group hightlighiting Could you ...
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“Send Group” disappeared after error “gnus-group-get-parameter: Wrong type argument: listp, (visible . t)”

I referenced 2.10 Group Parameters and add ((visible . t)) to group nnfolder+archive:sent.2020-02 but got error gnus-group-get-parameter: Wrong type argument: listp, (visible . t) Unfortunately, ...
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Gnus Inbox display read and unread emails

I set the .gnus as ;;; package --- gnus ;;; ;;; (setq user-mail-address "abst.proc.do@qq.com" user-full-name "abst.proc.do") (setq gnus-select-method '(nnimap "qq.com" (...
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How do I incrementally search the subjects in a gnus nntp stream?

I've been experimenting with using gnus as a fall-back for my subscribing via email with the various public-inbox nntp feeds. Visiting the last N articles is easy enough but if the article I'm looking ...
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gnus: Warning: Opening nntp server on news…failed:

I tried the first time to start gnus but it report error: Warning: Opening nntp server on news...failed: >>> (error news/nntp Temporary failure in name resolution); Server nntp+news ...
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How to prevent `TAB` from adding a newline for each new address (To/Cc), in Gnus + BBDB?

When I'm adding a comma and a new address at To or Cc or Bcc in Gnus, there is a new line added when completing the address. I end up with: My Address <address@example.com>, Another Address <...
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How to create a virtual group in ~/.gnus.el?

One can use gnus-group-make-empty-virtual and gnus-group-add-to-virtual to create a virtual group in a Group buffer. How to explicitly put the group settings in ~/.gnus.el?
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Auto-add BCC address to notmuch/message-mode messages

I use GNUs for most of my email needs, but also have notmuch for rapid search of my inbox. Trouble is, when I choose a message in that notmuch search, it doesn't open it with gnus but with its own ...
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gnus viewer for attachments

I recently started using gnus to view my emails. Opening attachments is still the most annoying part for me and I am trying to address that. The behaviour I would like is: If the attachment is text-...
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“call-process” hangs and does not launch the program

I’m dipping my toes into reading news with Gnus. I’d like to continue using the same editor as before for composing posts, so I put these forms in my gnus.el: (setq message-tab-body-function 'edit-in-...
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Window configuration gives “Args out of range: 0”

I have the following forms in my ~/.gnus.el: (gnus-add-configuration '(summary (horizontal 1.0 (group 0.25) (summary 1.0 point)))) (gnus-add-configuration '...
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Setting LOCAL aspell dictionary size

How to set local (per buffer) dictionary size used by aspell? [aspell is used by my emacs as "ispell look alike"] It can be set by --size=NN command line option of aspell. I would like to set it via ...
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How can I include the org source as a text/plain multipart alternative with org-mime-htmlize?

I'm sending email with gnus by putting org-mime-htmlize in 'message-mode-hook. I think it would be nice to include the org source as a "text/plain" multipart alternative. Maybe a way to do this can ...
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emacs breaks down text snippet copied from another X Window application

When I select with a mouse a block of text in Firefox or VIM for example, copy it and then try to paste in Emacs, it gets pasted, but unaligned, meaning that beginning of the lines shift away to the ...
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MS Outlook groups not showing in Gnus

As the title suggests: did anyone encounter this problem? Whatever MS Outlook calls "folders" shows up in Gnus' groups, but the "groups" (using MS terminology) don't show up anywhere. I'm trying to ...
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How to fetch new emails in Gnus

I've not used Gnus in a long time, but, if my memory serves, simply opening a group would check for new emails and fetch them. For some reason this doesn't happen anymore... I can, however, tell it ...
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Gnus: Applying splits to old messages

I am migrating my email workflow to gnus. I want to use splitting to keep things organized and for the splits to take effect on the server. I think my splits are working for incoming mail, but I want ...
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How could i read all my unread / new mail from different accounts in one group or topic?

i want to read all my unread /new messages from different IMAP accounts in one Gnus group. As far as i read in the manual, it could be possible with topics or virtual groups. But i do not understand ...
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Encrypt both mail body and attachment with gnus

I'd like to encrypt with gpg some mail messages sent with gnus. When there is no attachment, epa-mail-encrypt works and I get a gpg-encrypted mail message. However, if I add an attachment and then run ...
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How to (mostly) get rid of doc-view?

Since I moved to emacs 25 (25.3.2 at the moment) in every context (org-mode, gnus, latex, browsing url, direct access to file) I access pdf-files in emacs, they are displayed in doc-view. I basically ...
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Perl script to fetch mail folders, for use with mbsync or offlineimap

I have been looking at various email setups using different tools within Emacs for the last few months. I looked at various email setups using Gnus, mew, mu4e, wanderlust etc. While reading one of ...
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Sending email with gnutls stopped working

I've been using the following setup Gnus SMTP ;;; SMTP (defun email-settings () (interactive) (setq message-send-mail-function 'smtpmail-send-it starttls-gnutls-program "gnutls-cli" ...
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Gnus: Moving multiple articles to a single group

My question is similar to How to move multiple articles from one Gnus group to another?. However the answer given there didn't work for me. Suppose I want to move multiple articles in a summary ...
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Client certificate for access to imap server in gnus

We're in the process of changing mail servers. The new one will require a client certificate from our internal CA for all connections. How can I make gnus use a client certificate in the connection? I ...
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Using GNUS with a large gmail account with lots of folders

I have a fairly large Gmail account for work (22gb of mail, many folders) which I manage with mu4e on my desktop machine. I'm setting up a laptop for travel and I still want to be able to use my emacs ...
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how to make “old” articles behave as “new” in gnus?

I am using gnus to read mailing lists from an imap account. For some reason some (really) new messages are marked by Gnus as ancient, i.e. with O, they appear in the summary buffer together with the ...
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Make gnus display inline html images by default

How can I make gnus display inline images from html articles by default? A command exists to display them on a per-article basis: gnus-article-show-images however I would like this behavior ...
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How to view exported mail file with Gnus properly?

Gnus has the feature to export the mail to file with "O m" (gnus-summary-save-article-mail) command. I've been often using this feature to save the mail to the file for future reference. However, I ...
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GNUS doesn't show all Mails

I am using gnus for reading my gmails. But almost always by checking the INBOX of my gnus and comparing to my actual gmail account, i have new (or old) mails which are not shown in gnus. Does anyone ...
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org-mode links to gnus articles with imap

When using gnus with nnimap (IMAP access to a remote mail server) and linking gnus articles (e-mail messages) in org-mode files. What are the pros and cons of gnus storage methods (for articles) in ...
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GNUS - how to persist “R” (read) state of the email back to gmail?

When I read an email in gnus, the email state changes to read whose symbol is R, The problem is that when I then open gmail on the browser I find that the already read email is still marked as unread. ...
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Can gnus handle “maildir” format mail files with “.eml” extension?

I've been using "gnus" for reading/writing mail in MS Windows, but to make Windows recognize mail file, I want to add ".eml" extension to each numbered mail in "maildir" format. Is there any way to ...
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*BBDB* buffer always pops up

No matter what I do, the *BBDB* buffer always pops up when I read an incoming mail message. I've googled around and tried all tricks I saw. Nothing works. This is my bbdb config: (require 'bbdb) (...
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How can I subscribe to SE RSS feed using Gnus?

I tried G R https://emacs.stackexchange.com/feeds RET which resulted in the following error: Debugger entered--Lisp error: (error "No feeds found for https://emacs.stackexchange.com/feeds") ...
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Read and edit Thunderbird's maildir with GNUS

As forums tell it should be possible to use GNUS for reading maildir created by Thunderbird. I did not find, however, any working implementations posted. And in my own experiments I could not make ...
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How to add bbdb contact from gnu message?

I am trying to figure out gnus and bbdb. I am able to read messages using gnus, but now I want to add contacts from the mail message into bbdb. I have read that ':' should display a prompt and allow ...
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emacs gnus and macOS mail.app

I have a very large MAILv5 folder on macOS with 11 IMAP mail accounts over 1 TB of data so I don't want to re-download all but instead I want to use Gnus or other Emacs mail client to read mail ...
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Gnus to reuse same window for article buffer

I'm starting to use Gnus to read email. I've made this change so that I get the summary on one side of the screen and email on the other: (gnus-add-configuration '(article (horizontal 1.0 (summary ....
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How do I apply a patch from gnus to a git repo?

I've got an email with a dozen .patch files attached in gnus. I can save them to e.g. ~/Downloads and then apply them with magit-patch-apply-popup, but considering that I've got gnus open on the left (...
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Gnus - Save several articles in a single file

I want to be able to select a number of articles and save them all in a single text file. I know about o (gnus-summary-save-article) and variants of this command, however as I understand it saves the ...
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Error using gnus with gmane

I'm trying to set up gnus for reading mailing lists. According to some threads I have the following in my init.el (setq user-mail-address "myname@domain.org") (setq user-full-name "my name") (setq ...
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gnus starting with an error message, even from emacs -Q - very strange

The error message is "Warning: Opening nntp server on news...failed: >>> (error news/nntp Name or service not known); Server nntp+news previously determined to be down; not retrying;" The ...